How To Install Livestreamer 1.5.2 On Ubuntu 13.04, 12.04, Linux Mint 15, 13 And Elementary OS 0.2 Luna

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Livestreamer is a command line interface tool that streams videos from different video services into a video player, like VLC. Among others, it has support for the following video services: Dailymotion, Livestream, Twitch/Justin.tv and UStream.

The latest version available is Livestreamer 1.5.2. For more information, see the changelog.

In this article I will show you how to install Livestreamer 1.5.2 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

Because it is available via the GetDeb repository, installing Livestreamer 1.5.2 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS is easy. All you have to do is download and install the repository, update the local index and install the python-livestreamer package. Like this:

$ wget http://archive.getdeb.net/install_deb/getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install python-livestreamer

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